Watermelons Not War! Cloud, Deegan, Evans, Imam, and Signer 1984 Evidently the authors felt that it was important for parents to talk to children about possible nuclear annihilation. For context, nuclear accidents and war were constantly in the news at
Why Can’t You Stay Home With Me? A Book About Working Mothers Hazen 1986 I know what the authors and publishers were trying to accomplish with books about working moms. Reading it now, it just comes off as tone deaf.
Crisis of the Working Mother Resolving the Conflict Between Family and Work Berg 1986 Well this little book was geared to my generation as we hit the job market in the 80s. For most working mothers, you got the choice
Between Parent & Teenager Ginott 1969 Ginott was the expert on child psychology and was rather groundbreaking in his approach to communication with children and teens. Ginott advocated compassionate talking and staying away from blaming the child. He also believed
Making Love During Pregnancy Bing and Coleman 1977 This book is the pregnancy version of the Joy of Sex originally published back in 1972. I couldn’t put in the illustrations since they were pretty graphic. In addition, they were penciled
You Can’t Do It All Ideas that work for mothers who work Lew 1986 Books like this make me mad. They particularly made me mad in the late 1980s and early 90s when I was in child hell. I would
Awaken the Genius in Your Child Tauraso and Batzler 1981 The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was the 1950s answer to self-help. It has been recycled through books like The Secret (2006) and a host of other
Learning About Sexual Abuse Aho and Petras 1985 This type of material is one we see quite often on this site. (Click here to see Mr T help kids, or this gem of a book that tells kids that sex